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Why Do I Tend To Dig My Nails Into My Arm When Angry Or Scard
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Cut her arm and know its all tendor and its never happened before and she can see her veins around it and its tendor there to.Anything to worry bout?
Always..: Assume you have done some significant damage unless it is a very, very superficial laceration. Your best bet is to have a medical person look at, and advise you asap. ...Read more
I accidentally cut my arm in a nail and I see white inside the cut. In addition, the skin doesn't touch. Do I need stitches??
Laceration. : Well, you definitely need a tetanus shot. Outside of that, if it's been less than six hours at this point, stitches may be beneficial for healing and ultimate cosmetic result. We tend not to stitch closed lacerations that have remained open more than six hours because it increases the chance of the cut becoming infected. ...Read more
Slammed pinky in door,can't bend.Skin scraped off, ottom of nail pulled up,some of nailbed beyond where nail begins,shows.Entire arm hurts.WhatCanIDo?
Hyperpigmantation under arm bit. It resolved completely after using dectarine solution for nail! now no dactarine sol in our market what to use pls?
I have a computer desk we built that has a nail sticking out of it and the top of it not bottom point scratched my arm should I get a tetnus shot?
Yes: It never hurts to get it as long as it is shortly after the incident. ...Read more
Bf had a nail infectionHe was given terbinafine250mg a day 4 1mthNow his arm is swollen.any correlation?cephalexin for swelling500mg3/day 4 10 days
No: Terbinafine itself could not cause swelling or skin infection. The cephalexin is an antibiotic which is used to treat bacterial skin infections. The fungal infection and the bacterial infection are likely not related. Was the fungal infection of the finger or toe nails? Sometimes very bad fungal infections can leave breaks in the skin - this can allow bacteria to get inside and cause infection ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pet rabbit scratched my arm with its nails while washing it.didn't bleed much.cleaned it wth Svalon put soframicin.what should I do now?? Tetanus??
Got stuck in the fore arm with a rusty nail , last tetanus shot 5-6 yrs ago, arm hurts /swollan/redish around cut.can I wait till morning to see how i?
See below.: Tetanus shot is probably good although would certainly not hurt to get another. Major concern is acute infection with much more common organisms such as staph and strep. Anytime there is rapidly expanding or advancing redness, pain, swelling and / or fever you need to see a doc ASAP to be treated or closely monitored. If this is not the case then waiting a few hours to start treatment is OK. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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